Background. Data are lacking on the prevalence of acne, its effects on quality of life (QOL) and the treatment usage among Chinese patients in late adolescence.
Aim. To derive data about the prevalence and predictive factors of acne, the disability caused by acne and choice of treatment used by Chinese late adolescents in Hong Kong.
Methods. This was a cross‐sectional study of a random sample of...
Background. The association between diet and acne vulgaris has long been suggested but remains unproven in western medicine. In contrast, the diet–acne relationship is considered important in traditional Chinese medicine (TCM).
Aim. To investigate the association between diet and acne, using a TCM approach.
Methods. Using a cross‐sectional study of 322 entrants to a university in Hong Kong, China,...
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